Cushing | Blog

Your Source for Printing News, Industry Perspective, New Materials and much more. It is the Road Less Printed, after all.

What’s a print company doing with a blog? Our passion is discussing print, showcasing clients, uncovering interesting applications and marketing trends. You never know what you might find, but at a minimum, we’ll seek to educate, entertain and put a smile on your face.

  • Guest entries from customers and vendors
  • Innovative installations to grow your business
  • Employee achievement and team spotlights
  • Marketing tips and much more.

Our goal is to share information that is interesting, answers your questions and helps you make decisions about the printing services you need.Have a topic you would like us to discuss? We are all ears.

Wall Coverings Continue Trending

Where did the summer go? And why was the conference room filled with architects and interior graphic designers during a beautiful July day? A continuing education course to earn AIA learning units on digital wall decor, of course! The amazing AIA Chicago team helped bring the content to their members…

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Print Ready Parade and Preparation

You brainstormed until the whiteboards fell of the conference room walls.  At 2:00am, you found a comma missing on page 45 of the file and your designer was kind enough to tweak this at 6am. Rushing to the office, you grab a cup of coffee and upload your amazing opus…

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Aces in the Hole

As August comes to a close, it is our pleasure to congratulate the ACE Mentor Program team in Chicago. Since 1995, the ACE Mentor Program has introduced students, particularly minorities, women and low-income populations, to careers in the architecture, construction and engineering industry.

During a twelve week Summer Design Build…

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Learn and Earn Credits at Cushing

Retail and hospitality, to healthcare and dining, wall decor is an integral element of interior design.  Numerous firms are collaborating with clients to enhance interiors, boost environments and improve the customer experience. Adding a splash of color to the workspace, branding in a public area or showcasing company…

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Post Trade Show Musings

Love or hate them, trade show marketing can be an effective way to reach your potential customers. According to Trade Show Network News 81% of the folks walking shows are decision makers. That is powerful.  Cushing recently attended NEXPO,  an annual marketing expo through SEGD. Sorting through the business cards and contact names,…

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Quality Control and Your Orders

When it comes to your projects, the Cushing team is here to provide optimal customer service for an incredible experience.

Did you know we use an incredibly powerful, homegrown production system?

It includes two features that play a major role in quality control and prevention of mistakes or project errors.

Although they appear very different on…

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